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Indian Bank opens 7.58 lakh Jan Dhan Yojana accounts

The bank said three regional rural banks sponsored by it – Sapthagiri Grameena Bank, Pallavan Grama Bank and Puduvai Bharthiar Grama Bank – have together opened 120,000 accounts

Bolt to take on Yuvraj in promo tie

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Team Bolt will also consist of his best friend Nugent Walker Jr. and spinner Harbhajan Singh. Team Yuvi will have his longtime friend and renowned fast bowler Zaheer Khan. Both teams will have a specialist wicket keeper.

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Sindhu loses in semis, settles for bronze

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This is only the fourth time that an Indian has won a medal at the Worlds. Legendary Prakash Padukone started the trend here in 1983 when he won the men’s singles bronze.

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Punjab Thunder ease past Royal Kings for second win

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Talwinder Singh, Sultan Singh, Sultan Mohammad and Baljeet Singh were the star raiders from Punjab Thunder and their best stoppers were skipper Yadwinder Singh, Satwinder Gill and Sukhmanjeet Singh.

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BJP MP Yogi Adityanath attacks minority community, says riots happen in places where their population exceeds 10%

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The BJP leader is under attack after two CDs recently surfaced in which he is shown making inflammatory speeches. Justifying his rabble-rousing remarks, he said, “Whatever I had then said was conditional. If the other is a danav (devil), not a manav (human), then one has to reply. If I have a mala (rosary) in one hand, I also carry a bhala (javelin) in the other”.

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CBI going to register fraud case against Najma Heptullah: RTI reveals

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Responding to an RTI application recently filed by an employee leader of ICCR seeking the status of probe in the matter, the CBI has said, “preliminary inquiry was registered in CBI on the direction of hon’ble High Court of Delhi on July 5th 2006”.

CBI sources say the preliminary inquiry has now been completed and the agency is likely to register an FIR in the matter soon, as prima facie it was a case of fraud.

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CBI chargesheets Dayanidhi and Kalanithi Maran brothers in Maxis case

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Dayanidhi Maran is the third Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MP and the second former minister in the United Progressive Alliance government to be chargesheeted in the scam. Earlier, A Raja and Kanimozhi were in judicial custody for several months.

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Evergreen 15 Indian Wedding Photos That Show How Differently Marriage occurs

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Unlike in most other countries, weddings in India are not just about two people getting married. Indian marriages are a union of two families. It is the perfect excuse for both families to come together and celebrate the ceremony in a grand way. Men go crazy with the wedding preparations while women go gaga over their dresses, jewelleries and make up. And […]

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BJP tried to make me Delhi Chief Minister: AAP Leader Kumar Vishwas

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Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas has said that BJP offered him Delhi’s chief ministership, with the promise the party and 12 AAP MLAs who did not want elections were willing to support him. Vishwas’ claim has added more sensation to the ongoing political drama over Delhi government formation.

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Four gen-next Indian-origin economists in IMF list of 25

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Parag Pathak, 34, American, MIT, played a role in applying engineering approaches to microeconomics. His research focuses on market design, education and urban economics.

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